Throughout the country there have been numerous accusations of inappropriate sexual activities between teachers and their students over the last several weeks. One Texas teacher is involved in the most recent string of allegations of sexual misconduct. The man is facing the possibility of a serious criminal case as the investigation proceeds.
February 2012 Archives
Drunk driving charges carry very serious penalties if you're convicted. No one knows this better than one woman arrested on three DWI-related charges in Houston. In addition to her drunk driving charge, she has been accused of child endangerment.
Over the last few years, stories of people stealing copper pipes from abandoned houses have sprung up throughout the nation. To some, this might seem like a curious thing to steal, but copper priced have skyrocketed over the last couple years. In Houston, a man is currently facing theft charges for stealing something that is also interesting, but highly valued: human hair.
In recent years, marijuana has gained a reputation as a "soft drug." However, this doesn't mean that law enforcement treats marijuana crimes -- especially those involving significant quantities of the drug -- any less seriously.
Domestic violence cases are never simple. Marriage is a complex relationship, with many emotions connected to it. What begins as a minor verbal conflict can escalate into something much more serious when tempers flare. One Houston police officer is facing domestic assault charges, after his wife accused him of committing acts of aggression against her. Authorities are investigating the veracity of the woman's claims.
Everybody deserves their day in court. This adage reflects the constitutional guarantee to due process, a court trial and a capable defense when someone is charged with a crime. One Texas man who was convicted on criminal charges of sexual assault in 2003 is getting a new trial. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals recently ruled that the man's defense was "deficient."